We shopped the drugstores to find the best hair treatments, body wash, and eye creams on the cheap. Here are some of our favorite picks:
Noxzema Original Deep Cleansing Cream
Research editor Stephanie Almazan swears by The Original Deep Cleansing Cream from Noxzema, with its signature touch of eucalyptus oil. "It feels tingly clean, and the tub lasts forever."
Available at drugstore.com, $5.
No, managing editor Jay Blades did not just get back from vacation. She got that glow from Nivea Body sun-kissed firming moisturizer. "Unlike self-tanner," she says, "you can't really mess it up."
Available at kmart.com, $7.
VO5 Hot Oil Moisturizing Treatment
Editor-at-large Dannielle Kyrillos lays it on the line: "Chemical-haters, ridicule me if you wish, but VO5 hot oil moisturizing treatment smooths like a dream and nothing smells better."
Available at walgreens.com, $4.
Burt's Bees Radiance Eye Creme
Burt's Bees Radiance eye creme is my savior," says promotions editor Hali Narins. "My eyes are sensitive and always prone to puffiness. I've tried it all, and this one keeps me - and my mom - coming back."
Available at burtsbees.com, $18.
Almay Eye Makeup Remover
San Francisco editor Karen Palmer has been using Almay oil-free eye makeup remover pads since high school. "They're cheap, effective, and don't leave a greasy film on your skin."
Available at target.com, $5.
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EOS Ultra Moisturizing shave cream works with or without water. "Nice when you realize an hour after your shower that you missed a spot," says deputy editor Danielle Bufalini.
Available at evolutionofsmooth.com, $3.50
Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash
"Derms and aestheticians alike tell me not to waste my money on anything fancier than Purpose gentle cleansing wash," says Kids editor Lindsey Gladstone. And you can bet she's sticking to it.
Available at walgreens.com, $6.
Yes to Carrots Lip Tint
Stats show women eat four to six pounds of lipstick a year. The way senior editor Crystal Meers sees it, "If it's 95 percent organic and paraben free, Yes to Carrots lip tint in Ready Red can't be that bad."
Available at yestocarrots.com, $4.
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Rusk Radical Sheen Gel
Social media editor Brooke Siegel swears by Rusk Radical Sheen gel. "A dollop for beachy curls or a quarter size for a straighter style, it is the best antifrizz styling product I've ever tried - fancy lines included."
Available at drugstore.com, $11.
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Aveeno Stress Relief Body Wash
Executive editor Jasmine Moir is obsessed with Aveeno stress-relieving body wash. "I don't like fruity, overpowering smells. This one is subtle," she says. "And the foamy factor is excellent, too."
Available at drugstore.com, $7.
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